MLB spring training: 10 crucial position battles for contending teams, including Yankees, Mets and Dodgers

MLB spring training: 10 crucial position battles for contending teams, including Yankees, Mets and Dodgers

The 2021 Major League Baseball regular season is a little more than one month away. Teams around the league will use these next five weeks to evaluate their players and eventually finalize their roster. Spring training games don’t count, but they do matter. For many players, spring training is their best opportunity to win a […]

Mets' Francisco Lindor says there's 'mutual interest' for contract extension

Mets’ Francisco Lindor says there’s ‘mutual interest’ for contract extension

New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor debuted at spring training Monday in the team’s first full squad workout of 2021. Lindor, a four-time All-Star, was traded to the Mets last month after six seasons with Cleveland. In a Zoom conference from the Mets’ facility in Florida, Lindor spoke about how he’s adjusting to the new environment and […]

Mets' Francisco Lindor explains why 'it's great to be in New York' as he unveils signature New Balance shoe

Mets’ Francisco Lindor explains why ‘it’s great to be in New York’ as he unveils signature New Balance shoe

At the same time that four-time All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor is embarking on a new chapter in his baseball career — he was traded to the New York Mets in January — he will also be introducing his latest off-field undertaking. On Monday, New Balance officially unveiled the brand’s first-ever baseball signature shoe and apparel […]

MLB offseason grades: Yankees lack urgency; Dodgers, Mets, Padres get high marks; Cubs, Red Sox underwhelm

MLB offseason grades: Yankees lack urgency; Dodgers, Mets, Padres get high marks; Cubs, Red Sox underwhelm

CBS Sports We are a little over a month away from Opening Day 2021. This offseason, we’ve seen nearly all of our top 60 free agents sign deals and there were even a few major trades that went down. So while we continue to wait for meaningful baseball games to return, let’s take a look […]

MLB free-agent tracker: Signings and rankings as Yankees bring back Brett Gardner, Taijuan Walker joins Mets

MLB free-agent tracker: Signings and rankings as Yankees bring back Brett Gardner, Taijuan Walker joins Mets

USATSI Spring training is here, and Major League Baseball’s hot stove has finally heated up in recent weeks. Almost all of the top free agents have signed new deals, most recently Trevor Bauer, Marcell Ozuna and Justin Turner. But valuable players like Jackie Bradley and Jake Odorizzi are still on the market. For the sake […]

MLB free-agent tracker: Hot stove signings, top-60 ranking as Taijuan Walker signs with New York Mets

MLB free-agent tracker: Hot stove signings, top-60 ranking as Taijuan Walker signs with New York Mets

USATSI Spring training is here, and Major League Baseball’s hot stove has finally heated up in recent weeks. Almost all of the top free agents have signed new deals, most recently Trevor Bauer, Marcell Ozuna and Justin Turner. But valuable players like Jackie Bradley and Jake Odorizzi are still on the market. For the sake […]

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets' farm system

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets’ farm system

Getty Images The Mets announced on Wednesday that Tim Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, has decided to retire from professional baseball. Tebow, 33, signed with the Mets in September of 2016 despite not having played organized baseball since high school. Across parts of three minor-league seasons, Tebow batted .223/.299/.338 with 18 […]

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets' minor-league system

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets’ minor-league system

USATSI The Mets announced on Wednesday that Tim Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, has decided to retire from professional baseball. Tebow, 33, signed with the Mets in September of 2016 despite not having played organized baseball since high school. Across parts of three minor-league seasons, Tebow batted .223/.299/.338 with 18 home […]

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets' minor-league system

Tim Tebow retires from professional baseball after five years in Mets’ minor-league system

USATSI The Mets announced on Wednesday that Tim Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, has decided to retire from professional baseball. Tebow, 33, signed with the Mets in September of 2016 despite not having played organized baseball since high school. Across parts of three minor-league seasons, Tebow batted .223/.299/.338 with 18 home […]